If you tried the wrong passcode repeatedly or your kids type randomly in the lock screen, it will cause the iPhone to be disabled. As a result, you will be informed that iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes. In such a case, how to unlock a disabled iPhone without iTunes or iCloud or computer? Let us discuss this issue together.
Part 1: How to Unlock a Disabled iPhone with iTunes
Just as the iPhone message tells you, you can unlock the disabled iPhone with iTunes. With the synced iTunes on your computer (Windows/Mac), you can restore the disabled iPhone to remove the lock screen.
Step-1: Get a USB cable and connect your iPhone to the computer in the right way. Then, iTunes will pop out as soon as possible.
Step-2: To enter your iPhone, you can click the phone icon and then hit the Summary option on the left side. In this way, you can view the iPhone details and get the restore option.
Step-3: Here comes the most important step—click the Restore iPhone button. If it pop-outs the message “Find My iPhone must be turned off”, you can try the next way to unlock the disabled iPhone.
Step-4: Click Restore on the confirmation window. After that, just wait for the restoration is completed. When it finishes the restoration, you can view the iPhone is on the Hello interface. By the way, all data on the iPhone has been erased.
Part 2: How to Unlock a Disabled iPhone with iCloud
If you fail to restore the disabled iPhone with iTunes, or any error that happens during the restoration process, you can make good use of the iCloud to unlock the disabled iPhone. Here goes to the specific steps.
Step-1: Access to the web browser on a computer or another mobile phone. Go to icloud.com.
Step-2: Sign in the iCloud with your Apple ID and its passcode. It must be the Apple ID that is linked to the disabled iPhone. If you find there is two-factor authentication for your Apple ID, it means that you need to get the verification code with the disabled iPhone. The most effective way is to take out the SIM card and install it on another mobile phone to get the code. Or you can try the next method to unlock the disabled iPhone with a third-party tool.
Step-3: If you successfully sign in to iCloud, you can click Find My iPhone on the bottom right corner.
Step-4: In Find My iPhone interface, click the All Devices button to get the drop-down option. Then you can click the disabled iPhone and get its location.
Step-5: Now, you can get the options for the disabled iPhone. To get rid of the disabled iPhone, you can click the Erase iPhone option and then confirm the operation. Yes, your iPhone will be erased and restarted like a new device. You need to activate it again as you did before.
Part 3: How to Unlock a Disabled iPhone with Computer Third-party Tool
Without iTunes or iCloud, how can we unlock a disabled iPhone? Fortunately, you can take advantage of the third-party tool, likeTenorshare 4uKey
to remove the lock screen within few simple clicks. You do not need to have the screen lock passcode and Apple ID passcode, as well as the synced iTunes.Tenorshare creates iOS troubleshooting software for Mac and PC, and their program “4uKey” will help you bypass your iOS device’s passcode, even if it’s disabled.
Yes, that’s true….even when I tried on my device then I was shocked because my disabled iPhone was unlocked with just a few clicks without any error and my data was safe as before.
Please follow these steps to unlock a disabled iPhone without iTunes using Tenorshare 4uKey:
Step-1: Download, install and launch 4uKey on your Mac or Windows computer. It is necessary to sign in to the software with your registration
code. Then, select feature “Unlock Lock Screen Passcode” to get started.
Step-2: Build the connection between the disabled iPhone and Mac or Windows computer with a USB cable.
Step-3: Click the Start button on the main interface
Step-4: Now, you can view that the software has detected your iPhone iOS details. And in the download firmware package online interface, you just
need to Choose a save path and click the Download button.
Step-5: When the process completes, Tenorshare 4uKey will say that the passcode has been removed.
Step-6: When iPhone passcode has been removed successfully, Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your iPhone. You can restore from an iCloud backup, iTunes backup, or set up
your iPhone as new. If you have a backup available, we recommend restoring from it so you don’t lose any of your data.
Part 4: How to Unlock a Disabled iPhone without iTunes/iCloud/ Computer
If you have no computer to utilize iTunes/iCloud/ third-party tool to unlock the disabled iPhone, what to do? You can use another accessible iPhone to unlock it with iCloud or Find My iPhone app. To unlock iPhone with iCloud, you can refer Part 2 tutorial to conduct the operation. Here we will guide you to unlock iPhone without a computer via Find My iPhone app on another iPhone.
Step-1: Get another accessible iPhone and go to the App Store. Search and downloadFind My iPhone app.
Step-2: After you finish the installation of the app, you can run it and log in with your iCloud account and password.
Step-3: Next, you will see all iOS devices which share the same iCloud account. You need to find the disabled iPhone from the list and tap it.
Step-4: Then tap on Actions at the bottom of the iPhone screen. After that, you are offered three options. Tap Erase iPhone and then you will get the disabled iPhone erased. Of course, the locked screen is removed from the iPhone.
As a matter of fact, this process is similar to unlock the disabled iPhone with iCloud. The most important part is that you need to enter the right iCloud account and password.